Senior Manager-Strategic Engagement team

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Job Description

The Strategic Engagement Team (SET) functions as an internal consulting group that helps to advance business-critical priorities across the Global Consumer organization. We deploy nimble, high-performing colleagues to lead short-term strategic projects aligned with key business priorities. SET is a unique career option for high-performing individuals to rapidly get broad, diverse experience across many functional areas and to grow as a leader at American Express.

This candidate will be responsible for leading key cross-functional business initiatives with a focus on strategy, marketing, product, business development and implementation planning. Projects are designed with clear deliverables, goals and ownership, are typically 3-9 months in length and often involve people leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in at least 3 of the following areas: Strategy, Customer Marketing, Acquisition, Product Development, Project Management, Business Development, Reporting/Analytics

  • Expert knowledge in financial services or banking and the ability to integrate critical information from many diverse areas

  • Ability to ramp up quickly across multiple functions with a proven track record of navigating uncertainty and driving quality results

  • Very strong relationship-building skills with an ability to motivate, influence and break down barriers

  • Full life-cycle project management experience

  • Strong communications, presentation skills, and business maturity are required to present findings and solutions to complex business problems across multiple functions and levels within the organization

  • Team player with a desire to succeed in a flexible, changing environment

  • Self-starter who can operate autonomously

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple leadership styles

  • Prior external consulting experience is a plus

  • MBA preferred

  • New York-area applicants only

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


ReqID: 21000280
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2021, 6:28:23 PM